anonymous
  • anonymous
FRACTION WORD PROBLEM: Cynthia has 1 1/2 containers of juice. Each smaller container holds 2/5 as much as a large container. How many small containers can she fill?
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chestercat
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i think thts right but i have problems with stuff like this so idk if ur really right o_o sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
Its fine, if someone else got the same answer I'm pretty sure it must be right..
anonymous
  • anonymous
Well, don't you have to convert both fractions to an equal denominator to be able to see how many 2/5 could go into 1 1/2?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm pretty sure thats only for addition and subtraction of fractions,, when you divide you just multiply the inverse of the second fraction
anonymous
  • anonymous
OOOOOH, my bad it would be 3 small containers and 3/4 of another small one... right ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh, you're correct. My bad :P
anonymous
  • anonymous
It's actually 3 1/2
anonymous
  • anonymous
Haha, fraction word problems ALWAYS mess me up O.o
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay, thanks guys, I got it now (:
anonymous
  • anonymous
welcome

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